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Solar Calculator

With the price of electricity rising, I have considered investing in a grid connected solar power system for my home. I developed a solar calculator to shine some light upon whether a grid connected solar power system for my home would be a good investment. You may also find the solar calculator useful, so I provide it for download: Solar Calculator (Excel) . The grey fields are variable and everything else works through a formula. I have found there are many variables when it comes to predicting whether a solar installation will pay off. That is part of the fun of the solar calculator because you can play with the variables to see what impact they have.
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